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List of famous people who died in Salt Lake City, with photos when available. These notable Salt Lake City deaths are loosely ordered by how famous each person was, meaning the most well-known people are at the top of the list. Some of the people mentioned below were celebrities who died in Salt Lake City, while others were just renowned in their line of work. Either way everyone on this list has Salt Lake City listed as their official place of death in any public records. Each prominent person who passed away in Salt Lake City has information about them next to their names, including the year they were born and their place of birth.

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This list of historic deaths in Salt Lake City includes athletes, musicians, celebrities and notable local figures.

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Mike Starr is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Who Died in Salt Lake City
Mike Starr Died at 45 (1966-2011)

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Philo Farnsworth is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Who Died in Salt Lake City
Philo Farnsworth Died at 65 (1906-1971)

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William Clayton is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Who Died in Salt Lake City
William Clayton Died at 65 (1814-1879)

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Henry Eyring is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Who Died in Salt Lake City
Henry Eyring Died at 80 (1901-1981)

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Simon Bamberger is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Who Died in Salt Lake City
Simon Bamberger Died at 80 (1846-1926)

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Sarah Burke is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Who Died in Salt Lake City
Sarah Burke Died at 30 (1982-2012)

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Gary Gilmore is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Who Died in Salt Lake City
Gary Gilmore Died at 37 (1940-1977)

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Marlene Kinghorn is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Who Died in Salt Lake City
Marlene Kinghorn Died at 57 (1933-1990)

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J. Neely Johnson is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Who Died in Salt Lake City
J. Neely Johnson Died at 47 (1825-1872)

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Gordon B. Hinckley is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Who Died in Salt Lake City
Gordon B. Hinckley Died at 98 (1910-2008)

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Richard L. Evans is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Who Died in Salt Lake City
Richard L. Evans Died at 65 (1906-1971)

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Joseph F. Smith is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Who Died in Salt Lake City
Joseph F. Smith Died at 80 (1838-1918)

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David M. Kennedy is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Who Died in Salt Lake City
David M. Kennedy Died at 91 (1905-1996)

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Ezra Taft Benson is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Who Died in Salt Lake City
Ezra Taft Benson Died at 95 (1899-1994)

Women Who Died in Childbirth

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Sylvester Q. Cannon is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Who Died in Salt Lake City
Sylvester Q. Cannon Died at 66 (1877-1943)

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David B. Haight is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Who Died in Salt Lake City
David B. Haight Died at 98 (1906-2004)

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Frank Moss is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Who Died in Salt Lake City
Frank Moss Died at 92 (1911-2003)

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James E. Talmage is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Who Died in Salt Lake City
James E. Talmage Died at 71 (1862-1933)

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John A. Widtsoe is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Who Died in Salt Lake City
John A. Widtsoe Died at 80 (1872-1952)

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Leonard J. Arrington is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Who Died in Salt Lake City
Leonard J. Arrington Died at 82 (1917-1999)

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Harry J Robertson is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Who Died in Salt Lake City
Harry J Robertson Died at 75 (1896-1971)

The Most Beautiful Women in the World

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George Albert Smith is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Who Died in Salt Lake City
George Albert Smith Died at 81 (1870-1951)

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Marion G. Romney is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Who Died in Salt Lake City
Marion G. Romney Died at 91 (1897-1988)

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Samuel Augustus Merritt is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Who Died in Salt Lake City
Samuel Augustus Merritt Died at 83 (1827-1910)

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Hugh B. Brown is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Who Died in Salt Lake City
Hugh B. Brown Died at 92 (1883-1975)

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Larry H. Miller is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous People Who Died in Salt Lake City
Larry H. Miller Died at 65 (1944-2009)

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Maurice Abravanel is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous People Who Died in Salt Lake City
Maurice Abravanel Died at 90 (1903-1993)

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Richard Whitehead Young is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous People Who Died in Salt Lake City
Richard Whitehead Young Died at 61 (1858-1919)

15 Celebrities Who Were Outed

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Wallace F. Bennett is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous People Who Died in Salt Lake City
Wallace F. Bennett Died at 95 (1898-1993)

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Neal A. Maxwell is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous People Who Died in Salt Lake City
Neal A. Maxwell Died at 78 (1926-2004)

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Willard Richards is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous People Who Died in Salt Lake City
Willard Richards Died at 50 (1804-1854)

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Scott M. Matheson is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous People Who Died in Salt Lake City
Scott M. Matheson Died at 61 (1929-1990)

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William H. King is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous People Who Died in Salt Lake City
William H. King Died at 86 (1863-1949)

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David O. McKay is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous People Who Died in Salt Lake City
David O. McKay Died at 97 (1873-1970)

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Ernest L. Wilkinson is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous People Who Died in Salt Lake City
Ernest L. Wilkinson Died at 79 (1899-1978)

Celebrities With Heterochromia Iridis

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Terrel Bell is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous People Who Died in Salt Lake City
Terrel Bell Died at 75 (1921-1996)

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Charles C. Moore is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous People Who Died in Salt Lake City
Charles C. Moore Died at 92 (1866-1958)

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Nathan Eldon Tanner is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous People Who Died in Salt Lake City
Nathan Eldon Tanner Died at 84 (1898-1982)

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Rudger Clawson is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous People Who Died in Salt Lake City
Rudger Clawson Died at 86 (1857-1943)

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Jedediah M. Grant is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous People Who Died in Salt Lake City
Jedediah M. Grant Died at 40 (1816-1856)

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Joseph F. Merrill is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous People Who Died in Salt Lake City
Joseph F. Merrill Died at 84 (1868-1952)

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Elijah Abel is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous People Who Died in Salt Lake City
Elijah Abel Died at 77 (1808-1885)

Famous Crenshaw High School Alumni

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Mark E. Petersen is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous People Who Died in Salt Lake City
Mark E. Petersen Died at 84 (1900-1984)

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Abraham H. Cannon is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous People Who Died in Salt Lake City
Abraham H. Cannon Died at 37 (1859-1896)

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Marriner Stoddard Eccles is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous People Who Died in Salt Lake City
Marriner Stoddard Eccles Died at 87 (1890-1977)

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John Henry Smith is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous People Who Died in Salt Lake City
John Henry Smith Died at 63 (1848-1911)

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J. Bracken Lee is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous People Who Died in Salt Lake City
J. Bracken Lee Died at 97 (1899-1996)

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Patrick Edward Connor is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous People Who Died in Salt Lake City
Patrick Edward Connor Died at 71 (1820-1891)

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William W. Taylor is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous People Who Died in Salt Lake City
William W. Taylor Died at 31 (1853-1884)

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Emmeline B. Wells is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous People Who Died in Salt Lake City
Emmeline B. Wells Died at 93 (1828-1921)